"One horse-laugh is worth ten thousand syllogisms." Mencken
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Todd Huff - too drunk to drive but not too drunk to huff 'n puff
PHOTO CREDIT: BALTIMORE COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT - REPRINTED IN THE BALTIMORE SUN
Reporter Alison Knezevich, of the Baltimore Sun published (February 23, 2013) the news of County councilman Todd Huff's most recent arrest. It happened just the other day in Baltimore County when the police pulled him over for driving erratically. Before being led away Huff demanded of the police,
"Don't You Know Who I am?"
Putting his extensive arrest experience to good use, Huff then asked to be able to make a call to the head of the County police. This was denied and Huff then tested positive at twice the legal alcohol limit.
. . . regular stuff for Mr. Huff.
More than a decade ago, Huff got into trouble for leaving the scene of an injury accident in Anne Arundel County.
Huff has also been charged with a handgun violation and with writing a bad check.
What-me-worry-Todd has gotten "away" without even a record.
Constantly on the lookout for ways to protect the well connected from the consequences of their own misconduct,our ever cooperative official-dumb expunged these incidents from Todd Huff's otherwise mediocre record of public service.
Since Todd Huff is not likely to be made responsible for his drunkenness or his other, future bad behavior, perhaps the rest of the County Council will pass a resolution establishing the Huff-and-Puff Fund, for payments to members of the public, in anticipation of the next time Mister Huff is out driving drunk in a County vehicle and hurts someone.
And to answer the question, Todd, which you put to the police: